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Samref - Yanbu refinery revamp.

Project name: Samref -- Yanbu Oil Refinery revamp Name of client: Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company (Samref)

Budget: $2 billion Main contractor: WorleyParsons Facility type: Refinery Status: EPC ITB PMC: Not yet appointed Location: Yanbu Project status Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company (Samref), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil, is planning an overhaul of its 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) oil refinery in Yanbu. Samref is looking at implementing simultaneously both phases of the project. Project scope The project will be implemented in two phases: Phase 1 covers the construction of: * a hydrogenation unit; * a fluid catalytic converter; and * revamp of the distillate hydrotreater. Phase 2 involves the construction of: * a 40,000 bpd distillate hydrotreater; * sulphur treatment units; and * hydrogen plant. The offsites and utilities package covers tie-ins for all process units, connections to the control system and the relocation of the refinery's laboratory. Other facilities include a sour water stripper and handling facilities. A 70 million cubic feet per day (cfd) gas unit also forms part of the scope. The offsites and utilities package covers tie-ins for all process units, connections to the control system and the relocation of the refinery's laboratory. Project structure Samref is an equally owned joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Mobil Yanbu Refining Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of ExxonMobil. Schedules for this project Q2-2008 EPC ITB

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Publication:Oil & Gas News
Date:Aug 2, 2009
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